The Faculty of Education of the Balearic Islands University (UIB), in collaboration with the Spanish Association of Speech Therapy, Phoniatrics and Audiology (AELFA) and the Institut de Recerca i Innovació Educativa (IRIE), have organized two conferences with leading researchers in the field of DLD: PhD. Gina Conti-Ramsden (5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) and PhD. Kevin … Continue reading "PhD. Gina Conti-Ramsden and PhD. Kevin Durkin’s conferences on Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)"
Last november the 8th and 9th of 2019 IRIE (Institut de Recerca i Innovació Educativa) organized the III Meeting on Education Research and Innovation. This is a biennial gathering where the principal actors, in the Balearic Islands, involved in the education field share the results of their different research projects and discuss future directions. I+DEL, … Continue reading "I+DEL exposes its project at the III Meeting on Education Research and Innovation"
I+DEL organizes side by side with the Catalan Society of Pedagogy meetings and conferences in order to discuss multilingualism in schools. This meetings are aimed to express the necessity of depoliticizing the topic of languages in school, focusing instead on developing, with the help of science, a conciliating model in which languages are not confronted … Continue reading "“Fem l’Escola Plurilingüe”"
This congress, which was held in Madrid from the 4th to the 6th of September 2019, has the aim of spreading the last advances in research related to language acquisition difficulties in children. The research group of the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) brought to this event the results of their studies on Developmental … Continue reading "I+DEL shares the results of their last studies at the IX International Congress on Language Acquisition (IX AEAL 2019)"
Last 27th of June 2019 Víctor Sánchez presented the results of an investigation carried out by the I+DEL research group at the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference, held at Palma de Mallorca. This conference has the aim of gathering professionals interested in language processesing and disorders, while encouraging the usage of new experimental methodologies that would allow … Continue reading "I+DEL participates in the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference"
Presented at XIV International Symposium of Psycholinguistics (Tarragona, April 10th – 13th, 2019) Authors Daniel Adrover-Roig *, Raúl López-Penadés, Victor Sanchez-Azanza , Lucía Buil-Legaz , Fabrice Parmentier & Eva Aguilar Mediavilla Corresponding author email@example.com Abstract Forty-eight monolingual and 60 bilingual young adults performed an auditory-visual oddball task in which they categorized digits as odd or even … Continue reading "Do bilinguals get less distracted? Results from an auditory-visual Oddball task"
Next Friday March 22nd of 2019 we will be holding the conference: “School natural intervention techniques: Introduction” from 17:30h to 19h at the Conference Room of the Guillem Cifre de Colonya building. You can sign up to the session here. For more information you can also write to firstname.lastname@example.org Organized by: Facultad de Educación, Grupo de … Continue reading "Conference: “School natural intervention techniques: Introduction”."
On december 12th, the Balearic Islands University has honored the women doing research at the university, considering their important role in science. #CongrésTéNomDeDona (Congress is a woman’s name) campaign talks about considering women highly than it has been done. This project has been developed around two different but complementary things. First of all, there’s a … Continue reading "#CongrésTéNomDeDona Women researchers at the Balearic Islands University"
On November, 28th we organized a Training for Health workers focused on Language Disorder, that takes part from a Refresher Course in Mental-Health in Kids and Teenargers (2018) During that morning, I+DEL members were talking about Neurodevelopmental Disorders, different types of Language Disorder, Language disorder associated with biomedical conditions: ASD, intellectual disability and deafness; comorbidity … Continue reading "We organized a Workshop for Health workers focused on Language Disorder"
On November 15th, 16th and 17th we were at the International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents (AITANA) that has arrived this year 2018 to Mallorca. It comes from a long journey that began in Elche in 2011, when it was only a national congress of basically university scope. It has been … Continue reading "On November 15th, 16th and 17th we were at the AITANA Congress in Palma."
Presented at International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents (AITANA) Authors Aguilar-Mediavilla, E., Valera-Pozo, M., Buil-Legaz, L. Contact with the main author email@example.com Abstract People with specific language disorder (SLI) have a history of problems regarding language acquisition without the presence of those variables that tend to explain this issue such as, … Continue reading "Characteristics and behavioral difficulties in preadolescents with a history of Specific Language Impairment"
On November, 15th IB3 Radio interviewied Eva Aguilar, PhD about the Specific Language Disorder. This interview was related to the Training session about Language Difficulties that we organized alongside with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. If interested, you can listen to the interview here. (Keep in mind that the interview is done half in Spanish and half in Catalan)
On November, 10th we organized a Training Session on Language Difficulties, alongside with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. This event took place in Sa Riera a building from the University of the Balearic Islands in Palma city center, during all day. Attendees could enjoy presentations by Eva Aguilar-Mediavila, Alejandra González-Parr, Victor Sánchez, Mario Valera y Alberto Sánchez from … Continue reading "On November 10th, we held a Training Session on Language Difficulties organized alongside with the UOC in Palma"
The 17th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference in Malta is celebrated this week in collaboration with ICPLA (The International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association). Eva Aguilar, I+DEL member had done a presentation about ‘Speech profiles in Spanish- Catalan children with developmental language disorder (DLD)’, apart from moderating the same session. During these past 3 days, different … Continue reading "We are at the 17th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference in Malta"
On November 23th, 24th and 25th of November Palma will held the 9th National and Ibero-American Congress of Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties. Its main goal is focused in quality education. This event will take place in Gran Meliá Victoria Hotel (Joan Miró Avenue, 21) For further information related to the event, speakers or activities … Continue reading "Palma will held the 9th National and Ibero-American Congress of Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties"
Eva Aguilar is currently in the Czech Republic. The 3rd International week at the Faculty of Education at the Palacký University is held in Olomouc. This gathering‘s main goal rises from the idea that researchers and professors from different Faculties of Education should meet and share their ideas and experiences. This meetings generates new relationships, promoting different … Continue reading "We are attending the 3rd International Week at the Faculty of Education organized by the University of Palacký (Czech Republic)"
On September 28th and 29th was held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the 3rd IberoAmerican congress about Dyslexia, organized by Disfam. DISFAM is a Spanish entity created in 2002, integrated by families with children with dyslexia, dyslexic adults and professionals from different origins worried about the learning difficulties at different stages. Disfam is part of the European Association … Continue reading "We attended the 3rd Iberoamerican congress about Dyslexia, organized by Disfam"
From the 3rd to 6th of July, we were at the First Joint Congress of SEPEX held in Madrid. This new initiative was organized by some of the most relevant Experimental Psychology Societies on Europe, namely the Sociedad Española de Psicología Experimental (SEPEX), the Sociedad Española de Psicofisiología y Neurociencia Cognitiva y Afectiva (SEPNECA) and … Continue reading "New results on the relation between bilingualism and executive functions presented on the I International Joint Experimental Psychology Congress at Madrid"
Eva Aguilar attended the XXXI Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Logopedia, Foniatría y Audiología e Iberoamericana de Fonoaudiología (AELFA-IF) in Granada. She participated in a communication about different researches done by the I+DEL team about Speech issues in children with SLI. During this communication, Eva talked about different studies done with children suffering from SLI. … Continue reading "We attendet the XXXI International Congress AELFA-IF in Granada"
On June, 28th & 29th we went to 8th Teaching Innovation Congress in Zaragoza. These sessions are a space for learning and interchanging ideas about education, learning and innovation. These days are focused on the fact that an education practice is innovative when it is considered in a design change, after being considered under a … Continue reading "We attend the 8th Teaching Innovation Congress organized by San Jorge University in Zaragoza"
On June 21st, 4 I+DEL members participated in a Symposium at the IX International Congress of Psychology and Education held in Logroño (La Rioja), in the northern part of Spain. This IX congress was focused in Psychology, Education and Neuroscience in order to help build new bridges for human development. Our colleagues participated in a … Continue reading "We assist at the IX International Congress of Psychology and Education in Logroño"
Presented at Sepex–Sepneca–Aipexperimental Joint Conference (Madrid, 2018) Authors Sanchez-Azanza, Victor A.; López-Penadés, Raúl; Adrover Roig, Daniel Corresponding author firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract Language switching (LS) is a common behavior in bilinguals that requires the management of two competing languages by selecting one of them and inhibiting the other, a process involved in language control (LC). … Continue reading "A latent variable approach to the interplay between natural language switching and executive control processes"
Last week the 25th ‘Jornadas de Psicología’ (Psychology days) took place at the University of the Balearic Islands organized by the Students Representatives from the Psychology Degree. During this past week psychology students (mainly, but the inscriptions were open to everybody), could join the conferences talking about different areas in which psychology is present. Our … Continue reading "Talking about Bullying at the 25th ‘Jornadas de Psicología’ (Psychology days) at the University of the Balearic Islands"
Rolf Steyer, PhD from University of Jena (Germany) visited us on March 21st & 22nd to develop a workshop talking about ‘Theory & analysis of causal conditional and average effects’. Several students from the Psychology and Educational degrees joined the workshop along several college graduates currently working on their PhD.
On February, 23rd we received Isabel García Gómez, Ph.D. at the University of the Balearic Islands. She did a conference talking about the reading difficulties that kids, with hearing impairment and deafness, are facing. In case you weren’t able to join us at the conference or you are interested in taking a look of what … Continue reading "Reading difficulties in kids with hearing impairment and deafness. A conference by Isabel García Gómez, PhD"
On January 27th, Eva Aguilar, Pep Pérez and Mario Varela, I+DEL members joined forces with CREIX in order to create a workshop addressed to professionals (especially teachers). We were offering the participants an opportunity to learn about the adequate tools and strategies for detecting and intervening throughout the different areas affected by Specific Language Impairment. … Continue reading "Workshop: speech therapy, psychological treatment and educational approach for SLI"
Eva Aguilar Mediavila PhD has been in Melilla talking about an overcoming story with a specific language disorder.
Our research team was honoured to organize the VIIth International Conference of Language Acquisition, which took place from September 7th to 9th 2016 in Palma de Mallorca.